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30 Jan 2018 description

Health extension workers (HEW) in Ethiopia occupy a unique position by providing a vital link between communities and the health sector. The front line of Ethiopia’s primary health system, HEWs shoulder the tremendous responsibility of providing services to families and communities. They also transmit information to higher-level facilities to ensure appropriate care for patients and adequate resources for treating them.

28 Apr 2015 description

OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 – Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) today announced CA$17 million in new funding for projects that will make food more secure and nutritious in developing countries. The four projects are part of an effort to scale up the most promising research supported under the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF).

24 Sep 2014 description

Ethiopia faces a critical gap in emergency medical care. Canadian experts have paired with Addis Ababa University to develop a national research and training facility and graduate the country’s first emergency medicine specialists.

25 Jan 2013 description

Researchers from Canada and Ethiopia are testing, adapting, and promoting practical solutions to grow pulse crops in poor regions of Ethiopia. Pulses — such as chickpeas, lentils, and beans — can fight malnutrition and release the soil’s potential for growing high-yield, healthy pulses.

The opportunity: Locally enhanced pulse seeds